Alias
Fiery Mask
Nick Name
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Civilian ID
Jack Castle
Occupation

Adventurer

Scientist


Legal Status
Citizen of the United States with no criminal record.
Nation or Planet of Origin
New York, New York
Group Affiliation

The Twelve


Base of Operations
New York, New York
Height
6' 1"
Weight
220 lbs.
Eye Color
Hazel
Hair Color
Blonde
Known Powers

Human enhanced by an unknown energy; enabling superhuman strength, speed, stamina, agility and durability capable of creating intense heat focusing it into offensive and defensive capabilities.


Accessories
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Common Enemies
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Regularly Appearing

Daring Mystery Comics

The Twelve


First Appearance
Daring Mystery Comics #1 (Jan. 1940)
Creator
Joe Simon
Origin

Called upon by the police to investigate an unusual case of zombies kidnapping the homeless, Dr. Jack Castle is captured by the zombies and brought before their master - a 20 foot tall mad scientist known as the Zombie Master.


The evil Zombie Master turns his special ray that hypnotizes people into becoming living corpses onto the investigator. Dr. Castle resist the ray's hypnotic powers and the Zombie Master increases the device's voltage. Overloading the machine, the explosion kills the Zombie Master and the radiation grants Castle superhuman powers. With superhuman strength and able to generate intense heat, Castle dons a costume and assumes the identity of the Fiery Mask.


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